Dentistry: Caring for Your Oral Health Professionally and Simply
Dentistry is a specialized branch of healthcare focused on maintaining oral health. In this blog, we’ll explore the significance of dentistry, its common practices, and the role of dental professionals in promoting oral well-being. Dentistry is a comprehensive approach to caring for your teeth, gums, and overall oral health. Dentists, or dental surgeons, are highly […]
How does calcium in food affect your teeth?
There are many types of foods and beverages that can weaken the teeth, the most concerning substances containing high amounts of sugars and starches. Sugary and starchy foods increase acid production in the mouth, which can lead to the erosion of your teeth. Erosion of the enamel, the hardest tissue in the body, can weaken […]
ESSIX VS HAWLEY RETAINER
Essix Retainer Essix retainer are a type of orthondontic retention device used to protect the result of your braces or clear aligner treatment. Essix retainer are ;- Hawley Retainer A hawley retainer is made out of a combination of metal wire and either plastic or acrylic. The metal wire runs along your teeth to keep […]
3 Reasons Why You Should Visit Your Dentist Regularly
REASON 1: REGULAR DENTAL VISITS CAN HELP PREVENT CAVITIES Cavities occur when a build-up of dental plaque eats away at tooth enamel and creates a small hole. Plaque is a thin, sticky film of bacteria that forms on the surface of your teeth. Sugar-filled sodas, processed foods and acidic food and drinks can all lead […]
Coping with and easing your fear of the dentist.
If you’re fearful or feeling anxious about visiting your dentist you could: 1.Speak to your dentist and explain your feelings, you can then work together to make your visit as relaxed as possible 2.Pro-active breathing and relaxation techniques, these can help to calm your nerves and distract you from any procedures 3.Take an MP3 player […]
SIGN YOU MAY NEED A DENTAL CROWN
Crown is a permanent prosthetics or caps that designed to improve the shape, alignment or overall appearances of the tooth. Crown also able to strengthen a damaged tooth. Here’s a closer look at some of the top signs a crown may be necessary. • Improve the appearance of a tooth Tooth that are too small, damaged, and discoloration can be cover with crown to improve the […]
How to eat comfortably even if you have dental braces
1. Stick to soft foods 2. Avoid crunchy or sticky that can damage brackets 3. Cut food into pieces 4. Take smaller bites 5. Eat slowly and chew carefully 6. Don’t bite into things like burritos, apples, or corn on the cob 7. Chew with your back teeth 8. Use pain relievers to reduce sensitivite You might notice that your teeth don’t […]
IS CERVICAL TOOTH ABRASION REVERSIBLE?
Cervical tooth abrasion can be noticeable as the gums slightly recedes causing the neck of the tooth to expose. The causes of this problem are multifactorial as it may be affected by the method of tooth brushing, the usage of abrasive toothpaste and biting or chewing on hard objects which results in enameland cementum wear off. Gradual loss of enamel […]
STAGES OF GUM AND BONE HEALTH
Beautiful smile comes from healthy and well – nourished gums. Healthy gums can be achieved by good oral hygiene practice and regular check up with your dentist. Somehow, there are so many of us still do not practice good oral hygiene which further result in prolong progression of gum disease. Gum disease contains several stages […]
The Proper Way To Brush Your Teeth
Brushing your teeth helps remove plaque and bacteria that continually form on teeth and around the gum line. When not removed regularly, plaque can lead to cavities, tooth decay, and even periodontal disease. A proper brushing technique can protect teeth from decay and disease. Follow these steps: back and forth strokes to brush the tops […]